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What is a "Mina"? How much was it worth?



      

Luke 19:11 - 27

ESV - 11 As they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately. 12 He said therefore, "A nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return.

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Stringio Joseph Wade Turner Christian, Sunday School Teacher, Actor, Health Food Worker
According to commentary:

"A mina was a Greek monetary unit worth one hundred denarii or about four months’ wages for an average worker based on a six-day work week."

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